Both the 49er’s star quarterbacks, Trey Lance and Brock Purdy are on the train of injury, yet it did not let the team sit in dumb instead, they made the move to bolster their quarterback pool with an XFL star.
The San Fransisco 49ers quarterback room is already well addressed with Purdy, Lance, and Darnold on the roster, still, they need to consider a fourth quarterback following the injury of their two reliable quarterbacks as they can not fully let the responsibility on the former Panther player.
The 49ers considering Jack Coan as backup QB
Notre Dame’s star player Coan went undrafted in the 2022 NFL draft, however, the quarterback later signed with the Indianapolis Colts as a free agent. Unfortunately, his luck did not favor him that time also as he was waived by the team during the final roster cuts.
His NFL journey seems not ended here as the Pudys’ team called out him for a workout on Wednesday according to a source. prior to the 49ers, the XFLstar was invited by the Jets and the Seahawks in their minicamp.
— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) June 5, 2023
The team did not take any quarterback in the 2023 NFL draft proving that they have much confidence in these two. Meanwhile, the teams’ head coach Kyle Shanahan previously stated if require they would sign an undrafted free agent as a backup quarterback and now it seems that they are considering Jack for the spot.
A fascinating battle between Brock Purdy vs Trey Lance
The Purdy vs Lance battle is a result of the development of the 49ers quarterback room which is going to be a must watched worthy situation for the NFL world. Lance is coming off the injury and Purdy is recovering from his elbow surgery, additionally, Purdy is expected to return with the teams’ roster and play with them in the regular season though he could not attend the teams’ workouts, on the other hand, Trey got into OTAs’ and practice and captivated Shanahan with his skill.
As both of them are now fit for proving their quarterback power in the field, so a fierce competition is underway. Verson Davis said Lance should start for the team to prove a lot of people wrong yet Brock is also on his way to take the spot, the duo however reduces the chance of Sam Darnold to rush for the starting position.
Shanahan has already stated his desire for the Niners to have two large quarterbacks on their roster prior to the start of the regular season, additionally, if they truly want to overcome the remaining obstacle of the quarterback’s health issues, they must be realistic about their roster.